Newport Beach Chiropractor: Turning Breech Babies Before Labor
Posted Aug 02 2010 12:15pm
Every mom wants the absolute best for their kids from the moment the baby is in the womb til way into adulthood. To know that your baby is in the breech position and have to go through C-section without actually having a choice. What most moms with breech babies don’t know is that there are soo many ways to help turn breech position babies. Webster Technique is only one of many things you can do to help your baby. The purpose of the Webster Technique is not to ‘turn a breech baby’. The Webster Technique is a specific chiropractic analysis and adjustment which reduces nerve system stress, improves pelvic muscle and ligament function reducing torsion to the uterus and potential intrauterine constraint allowing the baby to get into the best possible position for birth. Once the tension and structural strain are reduced, in a case of a breech baby, it provides more support for the correct positioning of the baby and the baby is more likely to turn. The purpose of the Webster Technique is not to ‘turn breech babies’ but it’s been known to do to so, due to the reduction in tension of the ligaments in the pelvic area as well as opening up the space for the baby.
Other than this Technique that a Webster technique certified chiropractor can perform, there are things that you can do at home in order to help your breech baby. Click here for more information.